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Papers of Michael D'Orso

Repository: Old Dominion University Libraries. Special Collections and University Archives

Collection Description (Extant): Writer for the Virginia Pilot Newspaper, author of 13 nonfiction books. This collection contains D'Orso's notes and research material collected while writing "Like Judgment Day: The Ruin and Redemption of a Town Called Rosewood." The collection includes interview tapes and transcripts, photographs, newspaper clippings, and other research materials.

Digital Status: No

Existing IDs: MG 67

Extent: 6.25 linear feet (13 Hollinger document cases, 2 cassette boxes)

Finding Aid URL: External Link

Language: English

Interviewees: Wilson Hall, Willie Evans, Margie Hall Johnson, Katherine Hall, Lonnie Carroll, Michael O'McCarthy, Robie Mortin, Arnett Goins, Mary Hall Daniels, Lee Ruth Bradley (Davis), Minnie Lee Langley, Vera Hamilton, Dorothy Hosey, Lillie Washington, Eva Jenkins, Janie Bradley Black, Annette Shakir, Mae McDonald, Gretchen Douglas, Rosetta Bradley Jackson, Gary Moore, Joel Bernstein, Ed Bradley, Ella Fitzgerald, "Mudcat" Grant, Christopher Wilson, Carolyn Tucker, Randolph Hodges, John Rutledge, Doyal Scoggins, Fuji Scoggins, Wesley Thompson, Christy Thompson, Leonard Reynolds, Mary Reynolds, Collins Taylor, Jesse Taylor, Judy Chapman, Pete Gallagher, Mike "Salty" Reftis, Steve Hanlon, Martha Barnett, Manny Dobrinsky, Jim Peters, Holland Smith, Chesterfield Smith, David Colburn, Larry Rivers, Elmer Johnson, Cary Hardee, Ernest Parham, Maxine Jones, Tom Dye, Bill Rogers, Richard Hixson, Mike (Miguel) De Grandy, Al Lawson, Charlie Williams, John Long, Bill Posey, Elaine Gordon, "Bo" Johnson, Pete Antonacci, Dave Thomas, Robert Trammell, Thelma Hawkins, Berthina Fagin, Lillie Mae Washington, Eva Robinson Walker, Ivory Fuller, Ernest Blocker, Sarah Woodard Logan, Lucille Wimbush, George Davis, Estrella Sara Daily, Sarah Lexie Jane Goins Ward, Theresa Brown Robinson, Martha Pillsbury, Walter Pillsbury, Carolyn Pillsbury, Yvonne Doctor

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Civil rights--Cases
Rosewood (Fla.)


Sound recordings


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